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The Missouri National Guard Veterans Services (Records and Archives Office) has been in operation for more than 40 years. This office has the responsibility for the compilation and maintenance of records and issuance of certificates of war service to veterans of the State of Missouri. This office also performs the administration incident to the preservation, maintenance, and transactions involved of Missouri veterans records.
Note: Our office only maintains Missouri veteran’s records from 1942 to present date. Veteran’s records prior to 1942 are maintained at the Missouri Secretary of State Archives. Pre-1942 Secretary of State archived Soldier’s records may be researched at the following link:
Missouri State Archives Soldiers’ Records
Veteran’s service information is protected by the Privacy Act of 1974. Requested service information will ONLY be released upon signed consent from the veteran or legal representative.
REQUESTING OFFICIAL SERVICE INFORMATION/DOCUMENTATION
For requesting documented proof of veteran’s military service and official military records, the veteran will need to complete and sign a Request Pertaining to Military Records (Standard Form 180). This request may then be mailed or faxed to our office at the below address or fax number. If the veteran is incapacitated or deceased, the information may be released to the veteran’s next of kin or legal representative, upon signed release accompanied by a copy of the death certificate or power of attorney. A copy of the Standard Form 180 may be found online at National Records Center Website. See procedures for filling out SF 180 form correctly. Veterans and requesting organizations may also contact our office to have a Standard Form 180 mailed or faxed.
2405 Logistics Road
Jefferson City, MO 65101-1203
Office Contact Telephone Numbers:
573-638-9683 or 573-638-9890
National Personnel Record Center Archives
(Military Personnel Records)
1 Archives Drive
St. Louis, MO 63138
Fax number: 314-801-9195
Office Contact Telephone Numbers: 314-801-0800
National Records Center Website